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Crossing Musical Borders, Samantha Fish Makes Green Parrot Debut 

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Crossing Musical Borders, Samantha Fish Makes Green Parrot Debut

Genre-Bending Samantha Fish makes her Green Parrot Debut on Friday, February 14th with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM.

Fish is classified as a blues artist, but she crosses many musical borders. Her set list  typically may include  a cover of “Tennessee Waltz”, a  jaunty version of Steve Miller’s “Jet Airliner,” John Hiatt’s “Native Son,”  or a lovely, mournful version of the Stones’ “Dead Flowers,” . You could also just as easily hearTom Petty’s “Louisiana Rain” and three Tom Waits covers: “Walking Spanish Down the Hall,” “Heart Attack and Vine” and “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up” (hers is more like the Ramones’ version).

Fish plays rhythm and leads on acoustic guitar, but for several songs, including covers of R.L. Burnside’s “Poor Black Mattie” and Junior Kimbrough’s “Nobody But You,” she showed some prowess on Dobro,

Fish, only in her mid-20s, displays an impressive knowledge of and respect for music of yore and the skills and polish that promise her a long, bright musical  future.